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North West Visitorials

We ♥ the North West Province … We’ve asked those in the know, to complete a short questionnaire highlighting their favourites about destinations in the North West Province. Stop by before you travel and discover where locals go for the best cup of coffee, their favourite restaurants and shops and much more. We’re letting you in on all of their secrets …

Friday, 23 March 2012

I Love Broederstroom Because …

I ♥ Broederstroom

I ♥ Broederstroom

Hi, I’m Mara Kruger from La Chaumiere Guest House in Broederstroom in the North West Province.

Broederstroom IS BEST KNOWN FOR being your entrance in the Bush Veld vegetation area, fresh air and its friendly people en route to Hartbeespoort Dam.

GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT the Magaliesberg Nature Reserve.

THE BEST sunrise PICTURES CAN BE TAKEN FROM the Hills behind Glen Afric.

OTHER HAPPY SNAPS on the bridge a t Dietmar Wiening’s Place – looking on how the Crocodile makes a”U” turn! Continued

Monday, 7 November 2011

I Love Ifafi Because …

I ♥ Ifafi

I ♥ Ifafi

Hi, I’m Tieka from Cocomo Guesthouse and Conference Centre in Ifafi, Hartbeespoort Dam.

Ifafi IS BEST KNOWN FOR its ideal location in Hartbeespoort. Although Ifafi is extremely close to the CBD and restaurants, it is located next to the dam in a residential area assuring for peacefulness and tranquility. Ifafi is also closely located to Necsa Pelindaba for corporate guests.

GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT the dam wall. If you are lucky a valve may be open for magnificent photos.

THE BEST scenic sunset PICTURES CAN BE TAKEN AT the cross on Saartjies Nek. The sunset over the dam is a breath taking picture.

OTHER HAPPY SNAPS AT any of the attractions in the area. Continued

Monday, 12 September 2011

I Love Schoemansville Because …

I ♥ Schoemansville

I ♥ Schoemansville

Hi, I’m Laurette Hanekom from Stirling Manor Boutique Guest House in Schoemansville.

Schoemansville IS BEST KNOWN FOR being the main town of Hartbeespoort.

GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT the Snake and Animal Park, because there are many different animals you are likely to see in real life.

THE BEST animal PICTURES CAN BE TAKEN AT Bush Baby Monkey Sanctuary and Ukutula Game Lodge where walking with the lions is a life changing experience.

OTHER HAPPY SNAPS AT the Welwitschia Country Market which is open from Tuesday to Sunday and all public holidays from 09h00 to 17h00.


Friday, 8 April 2011

I Love Kosmos Because…

I ♥ Kosmos Because...

I ♥ Kosmos Because…

Hi, I’m Yolandi from Galagos Lodge in Kosmos, Hartbeespoort Dam in the North West Province.

KOSMOS IS BEST KNOWN FOR its tranquil surroundings, lovely walks, the most exquisite sunsets and beautiful views of the Hartbeespoort Dam.

GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT any of the tourist attractions in the area, perhaps even with a Cheetah at De Wildt Cheetah & Wildlife Trust, a lion cub at Ukutula Lion Park or an Elephant at Glen Afric Country Lodge. For the more adventurous why not glide through the tree top canopies in a Hot Air Balloon at sunrise.

THE BEST SUNSET PICTURES CAN BE TAKEN while taking a cruise on the Hartbeespoort Dam. This 1620 hectare dam serves a dual purpose as both a source of irrigations for farms in the surrounding area as well as a resort. Continued

Monday, 4 April 2011

I Love Rustenburg because…

I ♥ Rustenburg

I ♥ Rustenburg

Hi, I’m Marnice from Boubou B&B in Rustenburg in the North West Province of South Africa.

RUSTENBURG IS BEST KNOWN FOR the beautiful game parks highlighting the lovely nature, birdlife and Big Five territory of the Pilanesberg.

GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT the Kgaswane Nature Reserve.  You can get a panoramic view of the Magaliesberg Mountain from the highest view point at the Pilanesberg Nature Reserve.  Don’t forget to get a picture of the crater of an extinct volcano that existed 1500 million years ago.

THE BEST PHOTOGRAPHS CAN BE TAKEN AT the Pilanesberg Nature Reserve – just remember the park is home to the Big Five so getting out of your car is not recommended!

OTHER HAPPY SNAPS can be taken at sport events, musical events and festivals … Continued